Selective Admissions Process

A committee selects applicants to the program each year. Students with complete applications are notified of their status within three weeks after the program's deadline date.

Selections are based on the applicant's accumulative grade point average plus bonus points earned. Bonus points can be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Completion of degree-specific general education courses prior to applying, with a C or higher. Science courses must have been completed within 5 years of program deadline date.

Before You Apply

  • The College admissions process must be complete before you can apply to the program.
  • You can only apply to two selective admissions programs per year. Both programs must have differing deadline dates.
  • Application packets are available at different times for different programs. Check with the Health Sciences Department for specific dates. 

Application packets are available via:

You must submit to a criminal background check and drug screen before final acceptance.

All students enrolled in EMS programs are required to submit:

  • TCC Health Department Immunization and Health Record form. This must be picked up at the Health Sciences office.
  • Record of vaccinations include:
    • Completion of a three-shot series for Hepatitis B virus (may require six months to complete).
    • Influenza
    • Meningococcal Meningitis
    • Tetanus/Diphtheria.
    • Varicella
    • Tuberculosis test within that last 12 months.
  • Verification of personal health insurance (required of paramedic students).

You must hold a valid Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR certification issued within the last year, prior to beginning clinical rotations.

EMT Program Requirements

You must meet TCC and state standards in Reading, Writing and Mathematics.

    Open Enrollment

    Providing course eligibility requirements are met, you will be accepted until the class enrollment is full.

    To enroll in courses, you must first be accepted as a student to TCC.

    Paramedic Program Requirements

    You must submit:

    • Application for Admission to Health Science Program form.
    • Copy of current TexasEMT certification.
    • Official high school transcript or all college transcripts, including TCC, whichever is applicable.
      • High School - If you have completed fewer than 12 semester hours of college.
      • College - If you have completed, or will complete by the deadline date, 12 or more semester hours of college.

    Please contact the Health Sciences Department for application deadlines.

     

    Contact

    Debra Krebs, Dental Hygiene and Emergency Medical Services Advisement
    Northeast Campus
    Building NFAC, Room 1109
    828 W. Harwood Road
    Hurst, TX 76054
    817-515-6245
    debra.krebs@tccd.edu

    Jeff McDonald, Coordinator EMS Program
    817-515-6448
    jeff.mcdonald@tccd.edu

    Health Sciences Department
    Northeast Campus
    Building NHSC, Room 1131
    828 W. Harwood Road
    Hurst, TX 76054
    817-515-6435
    817-515-6054
    health.sciences@tccd.edu

     

     

    Updated August 28, 2013

     

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